***For The Crust*** 1 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup flour 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans preferred) 2 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted ***For The Sweet Potato Mixture*** 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, well beaten 1/2 cup butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts and butter in mixing bowl. Set aside.
Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter in a mixing bowl in the order listed. Mix thoroughly. Pour mixture into buttered baking dish. Sprinkle the surface of the sweet potato mixture evenly with the crust mixture. Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to set at least 30 minutes before serving.
Can't go wrong with this recipe. I make it every year. Just stopped back to print it out so I can get the ingredients for Thanksgiving.
Jun 24, 2013
This is our favorite holiday recipe but I just made it again (in June) because I had a craving for it. As always, we loved it!
Dec 28, 2012
Tried it for the first time on Christmas Eve. It was a hit. Everyone had seconds and some even thirds! Very similar to Ruth Chris sweet potato casserole. I made a little extra crust and baked in a 13X9 pan. Will make over and over. Shared recipe with family and friends.
Feb 13, 2012
GAIRESYD Member since: August 21, 2006
Wow!! This is the first place winner for sweet potatoes! I have fixed this twice and there were no left overs. The friends and family could not get enough. Some of the picky eaters loved this dish. I don't comment often but I want everyone to give this one a try.I hope you try this just once and you will be hooked. A+++++++
Jan 1, 2011
rebelrally Member since: September 27, 2010
cooked this and everyone loved it. i went right by the recipe and it turnrd out great. best sweet potato pie/casserole ive ever had. definately a keeper.
Nov 25, 2008
If you watch the video of the chef at Rut's Chris demo this dish here:
you'll note that in the video the chef adds 1 stick of melted butter to the crust and 1/3 stick of butter to the sweet potatoes. The printed recipe, propagated on the web has these quantities reversed.
Nov 18, 2008
I had dinner at Ruth's Chris in downtown San Francisco and had this side dish for the first time. I'm a regular at my local Ruth's Chris here in DC where this dish is not offered. I am also the family guru of Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes. When I tried this dish in San Francisco I walked away a believer that this was the best sweet potatoe dish I've ever tasted. Ether it's really good of my family recipe is just not as good as I thought it was. Regardless, I'll be making both dishes this year for Thanksgiving. I guess we'll find out how this recipe holds up.
Jun 2, 2008
I made this one evening and it was awesome. The only things I added to the other ingredients were some cinnamon and a dash or two of nutmeg.
Nov 26, 2007
I was a hit at Thanksgiving and my Sweet Potato Casserole was Everyones Favorite dish!
I'm a cook in training and I found this dish to be EASY and very Rewarding! But it does take a little time because you have to boil the sweet potatoes and mash them first.
It's so good it could pass as a pie. I will definitely be making this for years to come.
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